Monthly Archives: May 2015

Name The Old Pubs, #Chester (Part 1)

Below is a series of current day pictures of buildings in #Chester, can you name the pub which used be in the same building  I will update my blog tomorrow with the answers Click on the picture to view a … Continue reading

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Name The Pubs, #Chester – (Part 3)

Can you you name the pubs in #Chester below Click on the picture to view a larger image (I will update the blog tomorrow with the answers)   

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Name The Pubs, #Chester – (Part 2)

Can you name the pubs in #Chester below  Click on picture for a larger image  (I will update the blog with the answers tomorrow)   

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Name The Pubs, #Chester (Part 1)

After a quick run around #Chester today I took a number of pictures , and came up with the idea for Twitter “name  the pub” Can you name the pubs below, I will update the blog tomorrow with the answers  … Continue reading

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The Bluebell Inn, Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire

Part of the Bluebell which is second from the right on the postcard date for the 11th century but the building was not licensed until 1494. This photograph was taken shortly before the Bluebell closed ┬áin 1930. It is now … Continue reading

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Paintings Of Chester 1870 to 1880 – By Louise Raynor

Louise Raynor was born in Matlock Bath in 1832, is well know for painting street scenes of the era, she lived in Chester from around 1870 to 1910 where she moved to Tunbridge Well, where side died in 1924. Below … Continue reading

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The Trams Of Chester, Cheshire

The trams of Chester was created, with services commencing on 10th June 1878, by Chester Tramways Company, with the initial route from Chester Railway to Chester Castle, the route was then extended to Saltney the following year. The trams were … Continue reading

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